Writ petition requesting to arrest Kurunegala Mayor fixed for Oct.9 | Daily News


 

Writ petition requesting to arrest Kurunegala Mayor fixed for Oct.9

A writ petition filed by former JVP Parliamentarian Namal Karunaratne seeking an order directing the police to arrest Kurunegala Mayor over the offence of demolition of the King’s Court built by King second Buvanekabahu was today fixed for October 9 by the Court of Appeal.

It was revealed that the Court of Appeal has already issued an Interim Order staying the operation of arrest warrants issued by Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court against Kurunegala Mayor and four others in connection with this incident.

Accordingly, Court of Appeal two-judge-bench comprising Justice (President) A.H.M.D. Nawaz and Justice Sobhitha Rajakaruna directed the petitioner to file an amended petition before September 30.


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